Tonya's Silk Journey

Introducing.... A new line of ponchos!

Introducing.... A new line of ponchos!

FOR SHOW GOERS ONLY!!! To treat all of you who come out and support me at the art shows, I have developed a new line of ponchos (JUST 4 U). So see my art show schedule and come on out and get your beautiful new poncho.... There are lots of beautiful colors to choose from... See you soon

hand painted silk poncho

 


What is Silk? How is it cultivated?

What is Silk? How is it cultivated?

What is silk?

Silk is a protein fiber, secreted from a special gland in the chin of a caterpillar. In the wild, caterpillars use the silk to build snug cocoons to protect them while they change into pupae and then into adult moths.

silkworm moth

How silk is cultivated.

Silk moths lay eggs on specially prepared paper. The eggs hatch and the caterpillars (silkworms) are fed fresh mulberry leaves. After about 35 days and 4 moltings, the caterpillars are 10,000 times heavier than when hatched and...


You can now order my book "100 Ways To Wear A Scarf"

You can now order my book "100 Ways To Wear A Scarf"

Step by step illustrations of 100 ways to wear a scarf. In this book I walk you through how to use your beautiful scarves with ease. Get yours today!

You can purchase my book on Amazon.com, CLICK HERE


Richmond Arts in the Park

Richmond Arts in the Park

I am so excited about Art in the Park this weekend. Come on out to Byrd Park and enjoy the many talented artists. 

I have some beautiful new designs to share. 


New Product "How To Wear A Scarf"

New Product "How To Wear A Scarf"

I have created a new series of videos that will show you step by step how to wear your beautiful scarves. Now only $49.

https://silksbytonya.com/collections/videos/products/how-to-wear-scarf